Monthly Archives: April 2017

Which one of these social theorists and philosophers have I not heard speak?

There is a Facebook meme at the moment, where people list several bands or singers, all but one of which they have seen perform live. But I like Simon Glendinning’s version. So, which one of these social theorists and philosophers have I not … Continue reading

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Deborah Cowen interviewed by Haley Markbreiter at Full Stop

Deborah Cowen interviewed by Haley Markbreiter at Full Stop: In my favorite Google Image search result for “Deborah Cowen,” she is posed against scaffolding. The picture, like Cowen, is funny, and to the point: she is, after all, a scholar of … Continue reading

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Christopher Watkin’s research hacks on conference presentations

Originally posted on Progressive Geographies:
Research hacks #14: 15 tips on planning and writing a conference paper Research hacks #15: Tips on delivering a conference paper Research hacks #16: 20 tips on timekeeping and technology for your conference presentation Research…

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Academic Writing – a few links

The Myth of One more Source by Joli Jensen at Chronicle Vitae Writing Better Won’t Cure Your Academic Woes by Maximillian Alvarez at the Chronicle of Higher Education Jon Winokour’s Advice to Writers – daily posts of quotes from the past Finally, the pain … Continue reading

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Bruno Latour, The New Climate in Harper’s Magazine (open access)

Bruno Latour, The New Climate in Harper’s Magazine (open access) By Bruno Latour, from The Great Regression, a collection of essays edited by Heinrich Geiselberger that will be published next month by Polity. Latour is a philosopher and the author, … Continue reading

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Announcing Radical Philosophy series 2

Good news from Radical Philosophy about their relaunch – here.

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London International Boundary Conference, 5-6 June 2017

London International Boundary Conference, 5-6 June 2017 – full details here. The London International Boundary Conference 2017 will take place on 5-6 June 2017 at King’s College London’s Strand campus, with Technical workshops being held on the mornings of 6-7 … Continue reading

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Tim Edensor, From Light to Dark: Daylight, Illumination, and Gloom – now out from University of Minnesota Press

Tim Edensor, From Light to Dark: Daylight, Illumination, and Gloom – now out from University of Minnesota Press Light pervades the world, and when it is not light, darkness emerges and is combated by electric illumination. Despite this globally shared human … Continue reading

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NDPR reviews – Foucault/Derrida, Heidegger on Nietzsche and Nail’s Theory of the Border

Three interesting reviews at NDPR Olivia Custer, Penelope Deutscher, and Samir Haddad (eds.), Foucault/Derrida Fifty Years Later: The Futures of Genealogy, Deconstruction, and Politics by Christopher Penfield – here Thomas Nail, Theory of the Border by Avery Kolers – here Martin Heidegger, … Continue reading

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Hubert Dreyfus obituary by Sean Kelly

Hubert Dreyfus obituary by Sean Kelly at Daily Nous.

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